GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOOD)— Head off the beaten path during this year’s ArtPrize and you can see the crown jewels of the competition.
Several of the grand prize-winning entries are still on display in Grand Rapids.
ArtPrize owns five of the six pieces.
#1: “Open Water No. 24” by Ran Ortner
This three-panel oil painting went to an unnamed buyer in 2010 before finding its way back to Grand Rapids.
Currently on display: Reserve Wine & Food
Business hours: Monday-Thursday, 11:30 a.m. – 11 p.m.; Friday, 11:30 a.m.- 12 a.m.; Saturday 2 p.m. – 12 a.m.; closed Sunday
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#2: “Cavalry, American Officers, 1921” by Chris LaPorte
This seven-panel drawing took 800 hours and 80 pencils to complete.
Currently on display: Aquinas College’s Hauenstein Library
Viewing hours: Daily during normal library hours
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#3: “Crucifixion” by Mia Tavonatti
It took 2,500 hours to create this 425-pound stained glass mosaic.
Currently on display: Cornerstone University’s Theological Seminary Building.
Viewing hours: 8 a.m. to 9 p.m.
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#4: “Elephants” by Adonna Khare
The artist constantly added to this 36-foot piece during ArtPrize 2012.
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#5: “Sleeping Bear Dune Lakeshore” by Ann Loveless
This landscape art quilt marked the artist’s third attempt at winning ArtPrize.
#6: “Intersections” by Anila Quayyum Agha
The 6.5′ laser cut cube raked in $300,000- the largest award given to a one artist during a single year of ArtPrize.
Currently on display: Moving from the Dallas Museum of Art to Rice University in Houston, where it will be on view Sept. 24 through Dec. 6. A steel version of “Intersections” will be on display at the ArtPrize HUB in Grand Rapids during ArtPrize Seven.
Viewing hours: Tuesday through Sunday, 11 a.m. – 5 p.m. UTC
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